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The audience for Lakers games on Time Warner Cable SportsNet took a “dramatic tumble this season," as the team's 2.15 local rating in L.A. marks what "is believed to be a new low for the franchise,” according to Joe Flint of the L.A. TIMES. The previous low was a 2.71 rating for the '04-...
Fox claims Nielsen ratings for "several key shows" at its WLUK affiliate in Green Bay are "out of line, and they may contest the November sweeps ratings book" (REUTER/DAILY VARIETY, 12/21)....Speaking
In a Q&A in the current issue of INSIDE MEDIA, Fox Sports President David Hill said the network looks at each sports event "as it comes up to find out if it will work for us, what we can do with it, w
The future of Fox''s fX cable channel in the wake of the Fox- Liberty sports alliance is examined by VARIETY''s Joe Flint. The partnership plans to use fX as a "major part" of its sports plans, turnin
The contract of Jim Nelford, The Golf Channel''s lead analyst for live men''s tournament coverage, was not renewed for ''96. TGC VP/Production Mike Whelan said the two sides could not come to terms on
The Lions have denied reports they will move radio rights from WWJ-AM to WXYT-AM despite a report by Bill Rose of the DETROIT FREE PRESS that the team has struck a three-year, $10.2M deal with Infinit
Fox''s Saturday evening telecast of Tyson-Mathis gained a 16.1 national rating and a 28 share, making it Fox''s highest rated night of programming ever. Fox estimates more than 43 million viewers tune
"Some of the happiest guys" at ringside during Saturday''s Tyson-Mathis fight were "from the Miller Beer ad agencies because Mathis hung on long enough for a few of their ads and promos to run," accor
HBO will present "Arli$$," a comedy pilot about a mega- sports agent created by actor/comedian Robert Wuhl. The show will combine fiction and reality to "explore the sometimes shaky and dishonest rela
In a conference call to announce the partnership between the NFL and NBC on a Super Bowl Web site sponsored by Microsoft, NBC Sports Senior VP Jonathan Miller said the network has sold more than 85% o
Neal Pilson has been hired by the Arena Football League to oversee its national TV matters and to assist in the negotiation of future contracts. Pilson said he saw "a good chance to improve its [AFL''
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